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Big things are happening in the world of health and nutrition. That's why WholeFoods' editors are out there getting the facts and bringing breaking health news to you. Whether you are interested in hot products for your store, staying on top of trends, nutrition research, or regulatory news, we have you covered. The devil is in the details, and our writers never shy away from bringing them to you. They delve into a variety of topics to deliver great information to readers; but don't take our word for it. Select a topic or health article that interests you and enjoy!

New Packaging Guidelines in Effect at Whole Foods Market

Austin, TX—Whole Foods Market has enacted new packaging guidelines that affect the personal care products and dietary supplements it sells. According to a press...

Food Safety Bill May Affect Natural Product Makers, Store Owners

Washington, D.C.—The Food Safety Accountability Act, introduced in September by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) would, if passed, establish criminal penalties for "any individual or...

President Signs Bill Aimed at Small Businesses

Washington, D.C.—On September 27, President Barack Obama signed into law a bill that is intended to help small businesses. The legislation will give tax...

Petition Aimed at Giving HFCS a New Name

Washington, D.C.—The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) sent a petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asking the agency to let food makers use...

FDA Decision on Genetically Modified Salmon Looms

The much-debated decision over whether to introduce a genetically modified organism (GMO) into the U.S. food supply is drawing near for the U.S. Food...

WholeFoods eDirectory Now Live

South Plainfield, NJ—Industry companies and retailers looking for information about natural products companies now have another resource. The WholeFoods e-Directory is now available at...

Supplier Briefs (November 2010)

Vita-Tech International, Inc. of Tustin, CA now has extra manufacturing capacity, more analytical laboratory services and additional technical team members. Heavy metals testing and...

Resveratrol Ingredient Linked to French Paradox in Humans

Kaiseraugst, Switzerland — Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases printed what is being called the first published human study that shows resveratrol supplementation offers the...

Krill Oil Benefits Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Oslo, Norway—Krill oil has received a lot of attention lately as another way to boost one’s DHA/EPA intake. Now, industry has additional data to...

Spirulina Literature Review Published

Kailua-Kona, HI—The September issue of Nutra Foods published a lengthy article about the various health benefits of spirulina microalgae. The authors first compared the nutrient...

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